8 Ethical & Sustainable Home Décor Retailers You Should Be Shopping For Mother’s Day

8 Ethical & Sustainable Home Décor Retailers You Should Be Shopping For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up quickly. And so is World Artisan Day! I thought I’d share a list of retailers that can help you celebrate both in style. Ethically & sustainably! Whenever I explain that I am a Sustainable Interior Designer, people immediately think that I don’t buy anything. At all. And that I make…

Customizable Drawer Dividers – Organization Made FUN!

I’m a wine drinker. And I save my corks. Originally I did it to keep track of what we like & what we don’t, but over the years it turned into something else. Something more… a few crafts, a few hacks, and these nifty little customizable drawer dividers. Drawer organizers have never been so easy…

How To Care For Crepe Myrtle Trees – It’s Easier Than You Think

Crepe Myrtle trees are an absolutely beautiful, quintessentially Southern landscape staple. And guess what? They’re super easy to care for. That’s what this post is all about – how to care for crepe myrtle trees. But 1st a little background storytime… When we moved into our current home – our 4th house – we had…

Laundry Room Makeover

Hate is a strong word, I know. And it’s not all of the laundry that I hate. I don’t mind separating, loading, even moving from washer to dryer. Ugh… but that folding thing is just NOT the business. SO not sorry for hating that. But… I just might hate laundry a little less after this…

DIY No-Sew Upholstery & the BIG Reveal – ORC Spring 2020 Week 8

Last week I was supposed to work on the the all important DIY no-sew upholstery project for the my cousin’s loveseat. Naturally, it just wouldn’t have been right if there were no issues AT ALL with that process. All I was able to do is remove the old upholstery at that time. Thank goodness for…

Slow Progress While We Play The Waiting Game – ORC Spring 2020 Week 7

This week was supposed to be about outfitting the “office” area of the Teacher’s Lounge & the all important upholstery project for the 1 thing my cousin specifically requested in the room – the loveseat. Well friends… I am officially behind this week. Some things are getting done, some things are moving verrrrrry slowly, and…

NEW Sherwin-Williams Emerald Designer Edition – ORC Spring 2020 Week 6

I have an exciting update this week (week 6… I think… because who knows what day or week it is anymore) for the One Room Challenge! It’s PAINT! And it’s a new line – Sherwin-Williams Emerald Designer Edition! In case you missed it… Back to the Teacher’s Lounge… All the planning is done and execution…

Use Feng Shui to Increase Positivity & Spirituality in a Multipurpose Space – ORC Spring 2020 Week 4

Hi & welcome back! It may seem like there’s been little to no movement on my One Room Challenge space but trust me there’s lots going on behind the scenes. Planning, shopping, planning, planning & planning. Because of the multiple uses for The Teacher’s Lounge, and the significance of them, I knew from the start…

The Teacher’s Lounge: ORC Spring 2020 Week 1

Hi Y’all! Guess who decided (last minute) to join the One Room Challenge as a guest participant for the first time in 3 years?! ME that’s who! And I’m doing something a little different – we’re calling it The Teacher’s Lounge. The One Room Challenge is a bi-annual event where designers/bloggers/DIYers & folks who love…

Why You Don’t Completely Love Your Home & What To Do About

You have a gorgeous home.  I mean every room is really very nice. You’ve got a beautiful Boho bedroom. An African inspired living room. A traditional formal dining room with statement art. A modern farmhouse kitchen complete with marble counters, waterfall island, subway tile, contrasting hardware, & the latest top of the line appliances –…